South Africa:Committee Questions Legality of Gigaba's SAA Bailout
The Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Finance, Yunus Carrim, wants the Auditor General to decide on the legality of the recent South African Airways (SAA) bailout. Read more »
South Africa:Parliament Fires Security Head On 'Trumped Up' Charges
Parliament on Tuesday fired its head of protection services, Zelda Holtzman, on "trumped up" charges following her exposure of the abuse of power by the secretary of Parliament. Read more »
South Africa:Govt Anti-Corruption Unit Takes Years to Probe Cases
The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) told Parliament that the average time it takes to resolve an investigation into government graft is three to four years. Read more »
South Africa:Where's the Strategy in Police's Anti-Gangsterism Strategy?
SAPS' second attempt to present a strategy to the Portfolio Committee on Police on how it aims to tackle the scourge of gangsterism seemed to deliver even less than the first. Read more »
South Africa:Poverty Hits Children Hard
StatsSA's recent shocking revelations about the plight of the poorest don't reflect the cost to children, which is even greater than the stats suggest, a Minister's question… Read more »
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